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The Games Daily - June 10, 2017

    View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary A Celebration for The Ages Friday’s Celebration of Athletes did not disappoint the thousands of athletes and spectators who entered Legacy Arena and found pageantry, ceremony, recognition, inspiring speeches, and top entertainment. While the colorful Parade ...
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The Games Daily - June 9, 2017

  View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Spotlight on The Games The spotlight shone on track and field at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana yesterday. USA Today Humankind and Today.com were on site to showcase the amazing athletic efforts on display!     Games Daily Recap The Ce...
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The Games Daily - June 8, 2017

    View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary The Golden Girls of The Games In the midst of cameras, reporters, family and fellow athletes, three women warmly embrace each other. The women, each from different states, proudly stand side by side after completing the 95+ 50Y backstroke race on Wednesday. ...
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The Games Daily - June 5, 2017

View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Team Hanson: Five Siblings Take the Plunge When the five Hanson siblings dive into the pool at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana, it will prove that dreams really do come true. For Jim Hanson, getting Team Hanson (his two sisters and two brothers) to all ...
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The Games Daily - June 4, 2017

View photos of the action from today's competition by visiting NSGA.com/2017photos.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Pat Boone to Play (and Sing!) at The Games Legendary entertainer Pat Boone is coming to Birmingham to play basketball and share a song with his fellow athletes. Last Thursday, the recording, film and television star held a media announcement even...
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There’s No Reining in Marion Lisehora

Marion Lisehora never hesitates to jump at a chance to try something new, whether it is basketball, volleyball, softball, track and field, swimming, gymnastics…or diving off a 40-foot platform into a tank of water on the back of a horse. Marion is 85 and has no plans to slow down. She is coming to Birmingham to compete in pickleball at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana, where she ...
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The Games Daily - June 2-3, 2017

View photos of the action from today's competition by visiting NSGA.com/2017photos.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary   Flame of Fitness Ignites 30 th Anniversary Games Bo Carwyre of Birmingham has 91 reasons to celebrate. That’s because it took that many years before the track and field athlete was given the honor of being the torch bearer to set the cauld...
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2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana to Mark 30th Anniversary

More than 10,500 Senior Athletes Will Compete in 19 Sports in Birmingham  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 30, 2017) – Every National Senior Games is special, but this year’s 30 th anniversary gathering in the Magic City will add an extra layer of pageantry and nostalgia as athletes and organizers celebrate three decades of fitness, fun and fellowship. Everyone can join the party, as all competitions an...
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The Long Run - May 2017

Game On! Birmingham is abuzz with anticipation for the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana. Our official count is 10,517 registered athletes! As you prepare to travel, here's some important and helpful information and reminders:   Remember to Check In Before You Check It Out!  All participants are REQUIRED to check-in and pick up their Athlete Credential at Athlete C...
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"Plus Factor" May 2017 Athlete of the Month

Dick Lane, 87, Livonia, Michigan  An exciting new development for the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana is the addition of the 85+ age division for men’s basketball. This five-year shift upwards means that there will be now an 80-84 age group of teams under this new age threshold. One of the main forces helping to make this happen is 87-year-old hoopster Dick Lane of Livonia, Michigan...
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The Long Run - April 2017

Association News NSGA Represents at Conference Every year, NSGA attends several conferences that serve the sports, tourism and events industries. These are great opportunities to network with other event organizers and with representatives from cities that are interested in bidding to host big events like National Senior Games. It's also a great way to continue to learn how to do what we do better...
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National Senior Games Association Launches New Microsite to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Site  showcases history of premier event; puts 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana on display BATON ROUGE, La. (April 3, 2017)  – The National Senior Games Association (NSGA) today unveiled a  new microsite  to honor the 30 th  Anniversary of the National Senior Games, the world’s largest multi-sport championship event for people ages 50 and over.  “For the...
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"Triple-Digit Comeback" April 2017 Athlete of the Month

Julia Hawkins, 101, Baton Rouge, Louisiana As we often say, it’s never too late to get into The Games. It’s also never too late to set and pursue goals. This year, NSGA’s poster child for these axioms is 101-year-old Julia Hawkins, who decided to try competitive running at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana after she crossed the century mark last year. The retired teacher is runnin...
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Spirited Competitor

Lee Stadem, 89, Sioux Falls, South Dakota You might say Leroy “Lee” Stadem has a reverence for sports and fitness. He believes that keeping active is a necessary component to living a full life mentally and spiritually, and he considers himself a humble example for others to follow. A big reason for this modesty is because Lee served as a Lutheran minister for more than six decades in and around h...
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Still Rollin'

Hazel Hassen Bey, 93, Montclair, New Jersey In sports, sometimes the story is about amazing feats of skill and glory. Other times, it is about how an athlete overcomes obstacles to persevere in an inspiring display of courage. Frequently, such challenges come off the field of play, as in the case of Hazel Hassen Bey. Of eight athletes who have competed in every National Senior Games since 1987, Ha...
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01 September 2019
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16 August 2019
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David Salazar, 69, Cedar Crest, New Mexico NSGA’s official highlights video from the 2019 National Senior Games presented by Humana sought t...
15 July 2019
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Bob Shannon, 66,  Alameda, CA and  Jeff Johanson, 65,  Arnold, CA It’s not that unusual for senior athletes to know others from their youthf...
25 June 2019
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Track & Field elite Kathy Bergen leads the way with eight high marks ALBUQUERQUE, NM, June 25, 2019 - As the 2019 National Senior Games ...